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how fast does ovarian cancerous cysts grow

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Juan Richiusa
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Could be that ovary was behind another structure or you ovulated a corpus luteum showed up on the mri. Wait 2-3 cycle and have us repeated during you ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Slight possibility: Cystic lesions of the ovary smaller than 4-5 cm. are usually benign. For those that may be converting to a malignant state the cystic component tend ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Zhang
30 years experience Medical Oncology
Asypmatic: Most ovarian cancers have no symptoms, some have vague abdominal pain. In later stages, it causes stomach ache and bloatings.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Maybe: If a female has questionable ovarian pathology a pelvic exam is useful because ovaries can be palpated for the most part. If noted, workup should con ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nadu Tuakli
40 years experience Family Medicine
Very fast!: This is a form of cancer that requires quick intervention.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: A simple cyst can grow up fairly rapidly in a matter of days. Other types of cysts can take from weeks to months to years.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It can: An endometrioma is an ovarian cyst filled with old blood from endometriosis containing tissue. It can fill rather suddenly, but tends to fill more slo ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Regina Hampton
22 years experience Breast Surgery
Depends: Tumors are different for everyone. Some grow fast and some grow slow. Age, genetic factors and ethnicity can contribute. If you are diagnosed with b ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Variable: Different tumors grow at different rates. In general it takes a breast cancer about four years to become palpable from the time of onset. If left unt ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Orr
43 years experience Surgical Oncology
Variable: Depends on the situation and patient age. Some can grow very rapidly, but not all.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Merry Jennifer Markham
19 years experience Hematology and Oncology
It's variable.: Some ovarian cancers spread very slowly - over years, even. The most common form of ovarian cancer likely spreads more quickly than that (weeks to mon ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahmoud Shoib
12 years experience Internal Medicine
More info: More info needed, what organ is affected by the papillary cancer.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Yim
Dr. John Yim answered
28 years experience Surgical Oncology
Usually Slow.: It depends on the type of thyroid cancer but the most common type, papillary thyroid cancer, usually grows and spreads slowly. There is another very ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baiocco
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Generally slowly: No 2 tumors grow at the same rate. In general colon tumors are very slow growing.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
31 years experience Pathology
Clinicopath. correla: One of the most important clinical features is the age of the patient. Approximately one of eight ovarian tumors in patients less than 45 year of age ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaad Abdullah
16 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Depends : Ovarian cancer can be of various types and even within those different types the tumor can behave differently in different individuals and hence grow ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hassan Arshad
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Relatively slowly: Papillary thyroid cancer is typically a slow growing cancer. However, if left alone it can invade into the surrounding structures and spread to lymph ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Can take years till: it becomes symptomatic. That why routine colonoscopy is important
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Nguyen
10 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Density matters: Dermoid cysts are made of multiple different tissue types and they're going to be all made up different densities where fat is light and smooth muscle ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terence Chapman
25 years experience Urologic Oncology
Variable: Generally speaking, the single strongest predictor of growth rate of kidney cancer is fuhrman grade. Grade refers to microscopic features of the tumor ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Bladder tumors: Are usually found in middle and older age pateint, presenting with gross or microscopic blood in the urine. Some are 'superficial' not penetrating int ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Holtz
22 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Complex question: This depends on many details: your medical history, your family history, features seen on ultrasound like size, solid areas, blood flow. Most cysts at ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hassan Arshad
15 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Thyroid cancer: Papillary thyroid cancer tends to be a slow growing cancer. Most of the time when it's found, it has not spread beyond the thyroid. However, once diag ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Malignant/Benign: Ovarian cancer is a serious malignant tumor and can be fatal on the other hand the ovarian cysts are benign tumors which may or may not need ant tre ... Read More

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